Blount Marine Corporation of Warren, R.I., announced the delivery of the 150-foot by 35- foot Star of Chicago to Star Line Corporation of East Lansing, Mich. The Star of Chicago is a Bay Queen style dinner boat with a passenger capacity of 600 and seating for 450 in two dining rooms.
Hongkong United Dockyards' (HUD) largest ship conversion contract is nearing completion at the company's Tsing Yi Island yard. The $30-million one-year contract, due to be completed in the third quarter of 1982, is for the conversion of an 18,949-dwt bulkcarrier into a sophisticated 9,
Evergreen Marine Corp. of New York has announced the delivery of a new bulk carrier, the launching of another bulk carrier and a containership, and plans to begin a service from the West Coast to the Far East later this year. The announcements were made by Y.
Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA has ordered Thordon COMPAC propeller shaft bearing systems for a new cruise ship (Hull No. 6100) being built for Princess Cruises at the Monfalcone Shipyard in Italy for 2006 delivery. This will be the seventh Princess
Nippon Steel Corp. of Japan has announced the completion of a 2,820-metric-ton floating tanker berth to be installed at the terminus for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline in Valdez, Alaska. The floating berth will be used for the No. 1 berth in Port Valdez,
A contract has been awarded by Phillips Petroleum Exploration U.K., Ltd. to Equipments Mecaniques et Hydrauliques (E.M.H.) for the design, supply and installation of an articulated loading column (ALC) for offshore tanker mooring and crude oil loading in the Maureen Field of the North Sea.
Certain sizes of ships, both bulk carriers and tankers, are usually under-priced by the ship resale market, according to a new study compiled by a New York maritime consulting firm. Shipping Intelligence, Inc., publishers of The Ship Sale Monitor and The Period Time Charter Monitor,
A joint venture between Snamprogetti and IMODCO, a unit of AMCA International based in the United States, has been awarded a contract by AGIP S.p.A., on a turnkey lump sum basis for a deepwater floating production storage and offloading terminal (FPSO).
"Tanker Supply, Demand and Profitability to 1996" analyzes recent chartering trends, from 1985 to 1991, and examines the operating profitability of various tankers during the period. Forecast spot and time-charter freight rates are presented, from 1992 to 1996,
Many hazardous cargoes now require self-checking of loading and off-loading operations under c l o s e d - l o a d i n g conditions for crude and fuel oil, chemical, and other product carriers. The Gems LS-55555 Series manual check level switches were designed to meet these requirements,